HAMMOND | The theme for this year's Venetian Night on Aug. 10 will be Cowboy Boots and Bathing Suits at the Hammond Marina, 701 Casino Center Drive.
There will be a beer garden and food from Whiting restaurant Grillers. Also, decorated docks will be on display as boaters compete for the title of Best Decorated Dock.
From noon to 3 p.m. there will be beach games for children ages 5 through 12. At 6, country band Highnoon will perform live. There also will be a fireworks show by the Mad Bomber.
There is no admission charge for the event.